iMessage sticker app boilerplate with button to copy as WhatsApp sticker
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WhatsApp recently introduced stickers into their app, but sticker packs have to come in the form of apps. Creating a pack based on their iOS sample app will be rejected on the App Store.
https://github.com/WhatsApp/stickers

This developer has averted the ban by making the pack to be iMessage first, but with an additional button to copy the stickers as a WhatsApp sticker pack:
https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1442201265

I need to create a pack of 30 stickers, and I would like a boilerplate Xcode project to do exactly this.

Looking for Android version also?
Chlegou 6 months ago
Thanks for the offer but I have the Android version ready, I just need help with the iOS version.
clkwan 6 months ago
Ok good luck
Chlegou 6 months ago
Can I get the sticker pack so I can get a rough sense of the UI to be made (or am I missing something)? (To comply with Apple App Store's guidelines when creating an iOS sticker app, make sure to develop a unique user interface (UI) with your own styling and don't use our sample apps' UI)
wlwl2 6 months ago
Also note that I might not be able to complete this job on time, so sorry in advance if I forget and ignore your messages (hopefully that won't happen).
wlwl2 6 months ago
Hi wlwl2, a working mechanism to copy the iMessage stickers to WhatsApp is top priority, anything else is not a concern. The UI can be as barebones as possible. As long as it compiles and works, it is considered to be a complete solution. For the stickers, use placeholder images such as https://dummyimage.com/512x512/000/fff.png&text=1
clkwan 6 months ago
Thanks for the quick update. I'll give it a try.
wlwl2 6 months ago

Crowdsource coding tasks.

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Even if you can get it done, it might get banned later. Save yourself some time, and increase your chances of getting a clean/cleaner record. I just made a sticker app for one of my own apps, it would be nice to publish it, but I'm not going to. I don't think an iMessage sticker app will make any difference (even though Apple tells you how to publish a sticker pack for iMessage).

Reference:
https://github.com/WhatsApp/stickers/issues/230